News - Transport

Posted on: January, 2021
Work is set to begin on the construction of the late-running Marsh Barton Railway Station next month. Devon County Council’s cabinet has now unanimously granted approved for the construction of the £16 million project.  At Wednesday’s meeting, Cllr Andrea Davis, cabinet member for infrastructure, said: "It has been far from a smooth or...
Posted on: January, 2021
£4m project to strengthen existing safety measures to prevent bridge strikes Enhancement to GreenRoad’s leading driver safety and fuel-efficiency system Technology to cover 8,000 buses in England, Scotland and Wales by summer 2021 Stagecoach, Britain’s biggest bus operator, today (13 January 2021) announced that it will become the first bus operator in the...
Posted on: January, 2021
Stagecoach South West have been working closely with the local authorities to maintain essential connections for keyworkers across the South West as the country is plummeted into another national lockdown. The local bus operated has ensured vital links are maintained for school journeys and essential shopping trips with their network...
Posted on: December, 2020
We have been operating a reduced timetable on our Devon and Cornwall services this week.  This is as a result of a number of positive Covid cases, and around 50 other members of staff having to self-isolate under Track and Trace requirements.  This has impacted driver availability and we will be...
Posted on: December, 2020
In a bid to keep the wheels turning this Christmas Stagecoach South West have announced extensive timetable information for the festive period seeing you into 2021. The local bus operator has published service information for the holidays, including timetables for bus services on Christmas Eve through to the New Year, only...
Posted on: December, 2020
5,600 additional coach seats available from 23 to 27 December Support provided by the Department for Transport to provide significant extra capacity over the festive period 23 and 27 December busiest days for travel, with Sheffield, Newcastle and Leeds most popular destinations Additional destinations now back on the map following government agreement Customers advised...
Posted on: December, 2020
Services will run normally on 23 December. On Christmas Eve late afternoon and evening services will be amended to prepare for our usual closure on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  Heathrow Express trains will run on Boxing Day.   There are no planned improvement works in this area affecting our services between...
Posted on: November, 2020
On the Government’s announcement of its testing strategy for international arrivals and business rates relief for airports, Andrew Bell, Chief Executive of Regional & City Airports, said: “These announcements are a much-needed boost as aviation looks to bounce back from the greatest challenge it has ever faced, with regional airports having...
Posted on: November, 2020
We have a new timetable starting on Sunday 13 December, with both weekend and weekday changes.  Online timetable journey planners have been updated, and you can download copies of specific timetable booklets from our website on https://www.gwr.com/plan-journey/train-times   Our rationale has been to produce a timetable that is robust and reliable, that...
Posted on: November, 2020
Applications open for nine new apprenticeship jobs South Western Railway will be continuing its commitment to the apprenticeship programme this year with nine new opportunities live this week. Candidates are encouraged to apply quickly as the openings, which always prove incredibly popular, will be closing to applications at midnight on Sunday...
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